Israeli Premier, UN SG Expected At Summit

[Observer] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, are part of high profile guests expected to grace the occasion commemorating the 51st Ordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of States and Governments to be held at the newly constructed Farmington Hotel in Margibi County.

[Observer] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, are part of high profile guests expected to grace the occasion commemorating the 51st Ordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of States and Governments to be held at the newly constructed Farmington Hotel in Margibi County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Supreme Court Hears GW ‘Controversy’ Case Today

[Observer] A decision on whether or not Associate Justice Philip A.Z. Banks should issue a Writ of Certiorari against Judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeisay of Criminal Court ‘C’ will take place today – Friday, after arguments.

[Observer] A decision on whether or not Associate Justice Philip A.Z. Banks should issue a Writ of Certiorari against Judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeisay of Criminal Court 'C' will take place today - Friday, after arguments.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Support for Boakai Grows At Capitol

[Observer] Thirty-one (31) members of the House of Representatives, who are partisans of the ruling Unity Party and other political parties, as well as independent representatives, have endorsed the presidential bid of Vice President Joseph N. Boakai, …

[Observer] Thirty-one (31) members of the House of Representatives, who are partisans of the ruling Unity Party and other political parties, as well as independent representatives, have endorsed the presidential bid of Vice President Joseph N. Boakai, in the rotunda of the Capitol Building.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Editor-in-Chief to Be Freed Despite 18-Month Jail Sentence

[Addis Standard] In what came as a big moment of relief to family and friends, despite it being a further blow to freedom of the press in Ethiopia, the federal high Court 19th criminal bench has this morning sentenced Journalist Getachew Shiferaw edito…

[Addis Standard] In what came as a big moment of relief to family and friends, despite it being a further blow to freedom of the press in Ethiopia, the federal high Court 19th criminal bench has this morning sentenced Journalist Getachew Shiferaw editor-in-chief of a local Amharic newspaper Negere-Ethiopia, established by the opposition Semayawi (Blue) Party to one year and six months in jail, a time period he has already served since his first arrest on December 25, 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

OPS Seeks Overhaul of Power Sector Reforms, Regulatory Framework

[Guardian] Members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) yesterday called for overhaul of power sector reforms, describing the reforms as failing to meet the expectations of the business community, thereby affecting sustainability.

[Guardian] Members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) yesterday called for overhaul of power sector reforms, describing the reforms as failing to meet the expectations of the business community, thereby affecting sustainability.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Again, Suspected Militants Kidnap Six Students in Epe

[Guardian] For the umpteenth time, gunmen suspected to be militants yesterday morning invaded the Lagos State Model College, Igbo Nla, Epe, abducting two principals and six students.

[Guardian] For the umpteenth time, gunmen suspected to be militants yesterday morning invaded the Lagos State Model College, Igbo Nla, Epe, abducting two principals and six students.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Investigative Directorate Launches Urgent Application Against Police Chief

[News24Wire] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has launched an urgent High Court application against the acting police commissioner, in a bid to stop any SAPS members with a personal interest in cases from investigating the police…

[News24Wire] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has launched an urgent High Court application against the acting police commissioner, in a bid to stop any SAPS members with a personal interest in cases from investigating the police watchdog's members.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DSS Tenders Monies Allegedly Found in Justice Ngwuta’s House As Evidence

[Guardian] Abuja -The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday presented before the Federal High Court, Abuja, monies allegedly found in the home of Supreme Court judge, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday presented before the Federal High Court, Abuja, monies allegedly found in the home of Supreme Court judge, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria